Additional job details and salary information:
This is a 10-month appointment, with the possibility of a second year appointment.
The initial 10-month appointment is from August 1, 2023 to May 31, 2024.
Salary: $1,424.22 per month for the first 10-month appointment and the potential of $1,675.66 for the second 10-month appointment.
The Recreational Sports Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Fitness Graduate Assistant to join our team. The Graduate Assistant will be afforded a variety of experiences within the Fitness Program.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Attend and assist with leading all Recreational Sports and fitness events and trainings
Assist with outreach and engagement with campus organizations, academic departments, and current members
Assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation of fitness events and small group training
Coordinate the promotion and marketing of the Fitness program which includes staffing tables and producing/posting content regularly on the fitness Instagram account
Create in depth reports for fitness programs, including but not limited to participant trends, time/class popularity, monthly trends, and more
Assist with the recruitment, hiring and training of new staff members
Supervise and evaluate performance of ~50 student staff members to include Weight Room Supervisors, Group Fitness Instructors, and Personal Trainers.
Create professional and personal development opportunities for staff
Take on personal training clients and teach group fitness classes as needed
Conduct staff meetings and CPR/AED certification trainings
Ensure the fitness areas are clean, safe, and in proper working order
Assist with UNT Frisco Fitness Center on a weekly basis
Work at least 20 hours per week with the Fitness Program
Other duties as assigned by the Fitness Assistant Director and Fitness and Membership Coordinator
Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2023 or until position is filled. Please send letter of application, resume, official transcripts of college credits, and list of references to: Christina Kibner, Assistant Director of Fitness: email@example.com.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process notify Christina Kibner, Assistant Director of Fitness, Department of Recreational Sports, (940) 565-2275 by the application deadline.
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A bachelor’s degree, preferably in Recreation, Kinesiology, or related field
Experience or general knowledge in biomechanics, exercise physiology, employee supervision, training employees, sports administration, or related area of recreation
Acceptance and admittance into the University of North Texas Graduate School, as a full time (9 hours or more) graduate student
Strong planning and organizational skills
Ability to effectively supervise student employees
Strong communication skills
Holds a Personal Training and/or Group Exercise certification(s) from one or more of the following organizations: ACE, NASM, ACSM, NSCA, CI or NETA
Experience in teaching multiple group exercise formats and/or conducting personal training sessions
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